https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Perdre

"La hauteur"

February 10, 2013

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Perdre

In above, can this phrase be used to define 'high' culture ?

February 10, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sitesurf

"la hauteur" can be used figuratively:

  • sa hauteur de vue est remarquable
  • il la regarde avec hauteur
  • il a une haute opinion de lui-même

but: il a une grande culture (yet, I don't know whether that is what you were referring to...)

February 11, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Perdre

Again, thank you. Your reply has provided much for thought. I am especially concerned over the time factor in learning the language, and your assistance is extraordinary. Perdre.

February 11, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/walcfra

My first attempt at translation was 'haughtiness', partly because the previous sentence contained the word 'attitude'. Duolingo didn't like my idea. Rats! But your examples, Sitesurf, illustrate that attitude.

April 5, 2013
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